Mondaq UK: Real Estate and Construction
Dentons
The summaries below contain updates and links to recent articles from colleagues specialising in planning...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Today's entry reports on a consultation on the proposed Water Supply National Policy Statement.
Dentons
In Metropolitan Housing Trust Limited v. RMC FH Co Limited [2017] EWHC 2609 (Ch) the High Court looked at the issue of whether a long leaseholder had the right to release a development site from a right to light.
Clyde & Co
Please find below Clyde & Co's latest projects and construction law update from October 2017.
BrookStreet des Roches
It's being billed by some as a victory for equality.
BrookStreet des Roches
In light of the case local planning authorities will need to think carefully about how they apply local plan policies requiring financial contributions.
Brodies LLP
The lead committee for the Bill, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) heard evidence from industry representatives which was published in July this year...
Brodies LLP
This was a principle considered in the recent Court of Appeal case of Adam Architecture Ltd v Halsbury Homes Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1735...
Brodies LLP
A common complaint from employers and main contractors alike is a failure by their design team to work to budget.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
A recent report has demonstrated that the Government's controversial ‘right to rent' scheme is discriminating against potential tenants.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
It is unusual for the higher courts to consider s11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (s11) but the last year has seen a significant decision by the Supreme Court, albeit one which is bad news for residential tenants.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Today's entry reports on the latest status of live applications for development consent and a legal challenge.
Clyde & Co
The clock is ticking to the launch of new editions of the most widely used forms of contract for international construction projects.
Dentons
The facts in the recent Coleford Aldi case illustrate much of what is wrong with planning at the moment. The decision is a useful reminder of some useful basic principles ...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Amidst a spectrum of bold political promises, rhetoric and catchphrases, we now know exactly what Brexit means. The recent addition of "Brexit" to the Oxford English Dictionary is very simply defined as: "The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union". Yet, aside from its honorary inclusion into the English language, as Edward Colclough explains, much still remains uncertain about Brexit and its implications for the UK construction industry.
Gowling WLG
On 24 October 2017, two consultations were launched by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), with replies and comments to be submitted by 19 January 2018.
Dentons
A leading case on the application of public procurement to public sector real estate scheme is headed to the Court of Appeal, after that court granted permission for the case to be heard.
Goodman Derrick LLP
The High Court has confirmed that risk of concurrent delays in a construction contract can be specifically allocated to the contactor.
Dentons
In addition to providing for an increase of approximately 20% for all existing fees...
Clyde & Co
Access is fundamental to the successful execution of a construction project.
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Clyde & Co
The courts have once again shown their reluctance to hold a contract void for uncertainty, finding that the sectional completion and delay damages provisions of the relevant subcontract...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
If you are buying property in Wales, whether commercial or residential property, take note that the Welsh Land Transaction Tax (LTT) comes into effect on 1 April 2018.
Brodies LLP
We all have access rights over much of Scotland's scenic land resource for recreation and education. In 2003, a statutory public right of access was introduced (called by some "the right to roam") ...
Brodies LLP
When First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the Scottish Government's target to deliver 50,000 new affordable homes, including 35,000 for social rent ...
Brodies LLP
The biggest shake-up of the private residential letting sector in almost 30 years is about to go live.
Travers Smith LLP
The tenant occupied ground and lower ground units at 80 Jermyn Street, St James', London W1, which it used as a retail art gallery. The landlord occupied the rest of the building as a high-end hotel.
Goodman Derrick LLP
The High Court has confirmed that risk of concurrent delays in a construction contract can be specifically allocated to the contactor.
Dentons
Brexit, political uncertainty and the growth of online shopping have contributed to uncertainty and change in Britain's real estate market.
Goodman Derrick LLP
Earlier this summer, an important judgment concerning the security of tenure provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 ("the 1954 Act")...
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